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"Bat out of Hell" is a song written by Jim Steinman, for the popular 1977 album Bat out of Hell. It was released as a single in 1979, and again in 1993. The lead vocals were performed by Meat Loaf. This song is about a man riding his motorbike at speed and crashing.

Many of the musicians who performed on the track were members of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band and Todd Rundgren's Utopia.

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The sirens are screaming, and the fires are howling
Way down in the valley tonight
There's a man in the shadows with a gun in his eye
And a blade…

Meat Loaf - Bat Out of Hell Lyrics

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